Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Tag: Gulf of Mexico

Divers find likely source of oil spill in Gulf of Mexico...

The spill is located 2 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana and has so far remained at sea and has not impacted the shoreline.

Fracking dumps millions of gallons of toxic chemicals into Gulf of...

“Offshore fracking threatens Gulf communities and wildlife far more than our government has acknowledged.”

Exclusive: 2020’s Hurricane Zeta nearly caused ‘another deepwater horizon catastrophe’ in...

“The Biden administration’s January 27 Executive Order temporarily pausing oil and gas permitting on federal lands and waters needs to be made permanent.”

US approves of expansion of Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary...

The Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary will now include portions of 14 additional reefs and banks in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico, representing approximately a 104 square mile increase in area.

US Coast Guard demands Taylor Energy clean up 14 year oil...

"The time to clean this up was 14 years ago. Taylor Energy has shown nothing but negligence all this time."

The 14-year chronic, continuous oil spill most Americans never heard about

The federal government said it is committed “to ensure Taylor Energy will work to permanently stop the ongoing oil spill” because there is “still more that can be done by Taylor to control and contain the oil.”

Lawsuit launched against Trump EPA for approving fracking waste dumping into...

At least 10 fracking chemicals routinely used in offshore fracking could kill or harm a broad variety of marine species, including marine mammals and fish.

Meat industry, Tyson foods linked to largest toxic dead zone in...

“Americans should not have to choose between producing food and having healthy clean water.”

Tell Tyson Foods to clean up its pollution

Sign the petition to tell Tyson Foods to clean up their pollution and stop polluting our waterways.

Latest oil spill in Gulf of Mexico is the biggest since...

The spill, the largest oil spill in seven years, spilled nearly 400,000 gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico.

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Why the hell are Democrats keeping your drug prices high?

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To avoid Armageddon, don’t modernize missiles — eliminate them

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6 ways restaurants can reduce their environmental impact

The restaurant industry struggles to meet consumers’ sustainability standards because of conventional management patterns.